Here’s another tip - if you’re looking for a specific piece of furniture, search for ir in its country of origin. So, for example, if it’s a Minotti sofa you’re after, try checking, if it’s a set of Hans Wegner wishbone chairs, your best bet is sourcing it in Denmark. Oh, and local classifieds sites are pure gold - in particular, if you’re into midcentury classics of Wegner, Poul Henningsen, Kai Kristiansen and so on. Translate the whole website with google translate ans search away!
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Renovating your home and looking for some unique furniture pieces or beautiful objects? Start with some curated vintage/antique sites where items are already pre-selected (we’ll get to ebay strategies later on). I highly recommend checking, and . And try searching by materials you love, such as marble, travertine, leather, suede, burr wood or terrazzo, and later narrowingvdown by the type of furniture - you’ll be surprised how many under-the-radar items you can scout this way.
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So how exactly to start searching for something unique? The easiest way is to figure out designer names behind those iconic designs you see all over Instagram or Pinterest. For true modernists: Verner Panton, Milo Baughman, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Warren Platner, Marcel Breuer. For mid-century classics (mostly Scandinavian): Eero Saarinen, Ray and Charles Eames, Hand Wegner, Kai Kristiansen, Stilnovo, Charlotte Perriand, Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl, Borge Mogensen, Poul Henningsen, Jean Prouve. For minimalists-at-heart: Isamu Noguchi, Arne Norell, Alvar Aalto, Kaare Klint, Gio Ponti. For those with unlimited budget (or just searching for a true eye-candy): Vladimir Kagan, Vincenzo de Cotiis, Pierre Jeanneret, Pierre Yovanovitch, Pierre Augustin Rose. Try searching for those names in vintage sites (such as Pamono, Vinterior, 1stdibs, etc) or ebay and see if you find something you like - soon enough, you'll know exactly what style is close to your heart and how to look for a more affordable alternative.

Nerija SkvernelytėHead Of Marketing @Qoorio
Such a great list, Indre! Thank you for sharing ♥️
All my life, I have been surrounded by stories. When I was little, my mother created her own stories with my toys every night. When I got older, I was very lucky to have fantastic literature teacher who nurtured my love of reading and I read all the books from my school library. Afterwards, I studied theater directing and the most famous and classical stories have been the foundation of all artistic projects I have built. I later studied luxury marketing in France, where I have learned how storytelling is important to create unique and luxurious business models. That’s how I created the story for my own business called Timeless Paintings. In the last 7 years, I have been part of a private Parisian book club and continue to enjoying analysing the best stories. Once I even became a muse for the writer named Joe McMahon as he gave my name to his main character of his second book "The Fourth Stage ». He even asked my permission ! To be honest, my life is like a Big Story. However, the great storytellers know how to move from a realistic version to a higher level to impress their audience. Usually, they apply these 6 rules :
Marija Mireckaitė on Film photographyPhotographer. Curious person.3 months ago
QUICK photography TIP - i tried it myself ! 📷 If you are just starting out, want to experiment with photography and don't want to spend a lot of money renting out a studio, i have a simple creative solution for you! 📷 Buy about 3 metres of clothing lining or any other material, use it as a backdrop, invite a friend and (most importantly) have some fun! 📷 Below you'll see a before and after of my own experiment trying out this simple & humble setup! 📷 This shoot made me realise again that photography is not about having the best gear or the most expensive set, but about knowing how to see an opportunity for beauty everywhere and being conscious in capturing it!

Marija MireckaitėPhotographer. Curious person.
Gabija, i would love to take that portrait of you ❤️
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Andrew Lim Mao Tung on Planning your Finances, for rainingWindows System Admin with a passion to motivate and likes Technology.3 months ago Being layed off, is the worst experience anyone could have. Being financial independent is a must for everyone, as it gives us a peace of mine, and not tied up to the job you hate.
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How do you structure goals in your organization? Do you use any frameworks or tools to do that? I’d believe the most companies rely on measuring some KPI’s. However, in my experience, KPIs are not reflecting the real objectives that organizations are chasing. I have lately been reading on OKR (Objectives and Key Results) and implementing it for my personal goals. It seems that it works straightforwardly! I suggest you check some primary samples on Happy goal reaching! 👏
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However, I would still encourage people to apply this method for small departments/companies or personal goals to get a better understanding of which Key Results you have to focus your attention on moving towards the Objective. As sometimes one can feel confused, it helps with analyzing which consequence is reached by a particular cause.
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Markus Seppam on Optimisation tricks for Facebook and Google AdsPerformance Marketing Specialist | Google and FB ads3 months ago
How do get your first job in a field you like with no experience? When I was on my second year in university I knew that I would love to work as a digital marketer. The problem was that I didn’t have any needed skills or experience to get that first job and I was also studying abroad at the time. My solution - I started a blog! Thanks to blogging I got to learn content marketing, I ran Google Ads to my site with a very low budget (just to get experience and learn by having skin in the game). I learned SEO, Analytics and got a very good overview of different possibilites and skillsets. After returning home from abroad I also worked for free for a start-up for a while, just to get that experience. This proved to be very useful when I applied to Google Ads Academy, which was organised by one of the biggest performance marketing agencies in Baltics (ePPC). There was lots of competition but my eagerness to learn by doing helped me stand out from the rest and get accepted. It’s now been almost two years since I got a job in ePPC and it’s just amazing how much can one learn in a short period of time when there is a will to succeed and consistency in taking action.
Markus Seppam on Optimisation tricks for Facebook and Google AdsPerformance Marketing Specialist | Google and FB ads3 months ago
Do you know what is the main reason why most Facebook and Google Ads campaigns fail? It’s due to focusing on the wrong metrics. Most people think the main goal of Google and Facebook Ads is to get as many clicks to your website with the lowest cost possible. Well, that is not true. In performance marketing, the main goal of Google and FB ads should be to increase your sales and that’s why you should always consider and track which targeting options (keywords etc) and ads are helping you to achieve that. Unfortunately, so many advertisers don’t even have conversion tracking enabled and are focusing on the wrong metrics like: * Clickthrough rate * Clicks * Bounce rate * Impressions * Likes, shares Instead, you should prioritize on setting up conversion tracking and focus on more meaningful metrics like: ✅ Conversions and the Cost Per Conversion ✅ Return on Ad Spend Focusing and optimizing for the correct metrics and events is especially vital for the more Automated Bidding strategies, where the algorithms are always looking to optimize according to the event you choose to be important for you.
Purchasing a piece of vintage furniture is no different than buying a puppy - both require a bit of research, care and loving hands of a human, and it can certainly help save the environment! That said, let's discuss items to consider prior to becoming a new owner: ✔ Sustainability It's a wonderful investment as many are much sounder in constructing than any modern pieces of pressed wood or chipboard. ✔ Think form and fuction. You certainly don't want the item neither to take up the whole space, nor to fall out of your current design. ✔ Do research. Some can be rear collectables and some are just beautiful, so research a bit. ✔ Pay attention to the details. Refinishing is more expensive than a simple good cleaning. ✔ Negotiate. Don't hesitate asking the clerk about discounts. Many shops apply further reduces in price to the unsold items. ✔ Love. Just like every other person or thing, it requires love and care. Moreover, if you treat it like a treasure, it won't decrease in value. Not to mention, if you look further, vintage furniture can range between mid century modern, Art Deco and classical furniture pieces. More about this here: Check out how cool Dakota's vintage house is!⬇️
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Egle Dapkeviciute on Learn how to learncreator of l seeker of creativity and deeper understanding2 months ago
ABOUT OUR BRAINS. Understanding how your brains work and why you do things in a way you do is important not only in work, but for life in general. In this post I'll present two different thinking modes + an exercise to practice. Neuroscientists have been making profound advances in understanding the two different networks that the brain switches between: >> focused mode (highly attentive state). It is when you concentrate on something that's already tightly connected in your mind, often because you are familiar and comfortable with the understanding concept. Your thoughts moves easily through the previously ingrained patterns and quickly settle on a solution. That's why sometimes it's so difficult to find a new creative solution to the problem you're solving. >> diffuse mode (resting state). It is what happens when you relax your attention and just let your mind wander. This relaxation can allow different areas of the brain to hook up and return valuable insights, to see a "bigger picture". You can switch to a diffuse mode by going for a walk, doing meditation, yoga or simply watching something easy. So these two modes are highly important for learning and solving problems. To find a new approach, you should first focus on a problem and then turn on a "big picture" diffuse mode. And now you try! See whether you can form a new triangle that points down by moving only three circles. When you relax your mind, releasing your attention and focusing on nothing in particular, the solution can most easily come to you. Let me know if it worked! P.S. information was taken from the book "A mind for numbers" by Barbara Oakley. This is THE book that I highly recommend everyone to read.

Justas JanauskasCEO @ Qoorio
I think I zoomed in and then zoomed out as you suggested in your insight and the solution came instantly
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Egle Dapkeviciute on Learn how to learncreator of l seeker of creativity and deeper understandingabout 2 months ago
PRETEND. Einstein's theories of relativity arose not from his mathematical skills (he constantly needed to collaborate with mathematicians to make progress) but from his ability to pretend. He imagined himself as a photon moving at the speed of light, then imagined how the second photon might perceive it. What would that second photon see and feel? Barbara McClintock, who won a Nobel Prize for her discovery of genetic transposition ("jumping genes" that can change their place on the DNA stand), imagined gigantic versions of the molecular elements she was dealing with. She personalized even made friends with the elements she was studying. It may seem silly to stage a play in your mind's eye and imagine the elements and mechanisms you are studying or working on as living creatures with their own feelings and thoughts. But it's a method that works and helps you see and understand phenomena that you couldn't intuit. Discover and use your power of imagination and mimication in the work you do. From Barbara Oakley book "A mind for numbers" - The book for learning how to learn.

Gabija GrušaitėAuthor of Stasys Šaltoka, Co-Founder of Qoorio & Vieta
So interesting! I do that in my own practise, but never realised it could be applied so much further!
Malaysia is a beautiful country. Let me give you a glance of just 1 historical city. Enjoy!
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Egle Dapkeviciute on Learn how to learncreator of l seeker of creativity and deeper understanding3 months ago
TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY. I found out that writing a journal is one of the best way to stay focused and use my time and energy effectively. >> Once a week I write a brief weekly list of key tasks (up to 20 items). >> I create daily to-do list from the items on the weekly to-do list (5-10 items). >> Try to write a daily task list in the evening before (research has shown this helps your subconscious to grapple with the tasks on the list so you figure out how to accomplish them). >> Set goals finish time. >> I tell myself: "I've finished for today" and have a relax time or do something fun. Tip: try to improvise to develop a system that works for you. For example, I've noticed that sometimes I overestimate how many tasks I can do in a day, so started drawing cubics (1 cubic - 1 hour) to see how much time each task will need and understand how many I can manage in a day.

Justas JanauskasCEO @ Qoorio
Great tips, thanks for sharing!
Andrew Lim Mao Tung on How to be a valuable asset, to a company.?Windows System Admin with a passion to motivate and likes Technology.30 days ago
Same event, 2 different reactions, we choose how we feel. Choose happiness.
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Andrew Lim Mao Tung on How to be a valuable asset, to a company.?Windows System Admin with a passion to motivate and likes Technology.3 months ago At times of uncertainty, be a person of value with multiple skill, and willingness to help others, will get you promotion or not being layoff, should a company is down sizing.
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Andrew Lim Mao Tung on How to be a valuable asset, to a company.?Windows System Admin with a passion to motivate and likes Technology.29 days ago
Who knows your value is who appreciate you, don’t stay in a place that doesn’t suit you.”
Andrew Lim Mao Tung on How to be a valuable asset, to a company.?Windows System Admin with a passion to motivate and likes Technology.2 months ago Help yourself before helping others.
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